Mummies

Mummies

The Newest, Coolest & Creepiest From Around the World

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Presents an overview of mummies from around the world, discussing their discoveries, the methods used to create them, and their possible significance for the cultures in which they lived.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Madison Press ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2005
ISBN: 9780810957978
0810957973
Branch Call Number: JUV 393.3 Tanaka 2005
Characteristics: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Audience: Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 2.0 103230

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Jul 04, 2017

Contains:
Cotton King - Peru
oldest mummies- Chinchorro
Inca child sacrifices
Kwaday Dan Ts'inchi - Canada - native man
Egypt
Bog mummies - Europe
Mummies of Cladh Hallan - Scotland
The Iceman - Otztal Alps Italy
Ice Maiden - Siberia
Zeleniy Yar - Siberia
Cherchen Man - China
Buddhist monks - Himalayas
Modern mummies - Eva Peron, Lenin, Mao Zedong

There have been mummies found all over the world, from ancient times to modern, including monks in Asia who practice self-mummification.

ggbookreader Aug 13, 2012

Review title: Buried Treasure.
*In-depth history of mummies. *How mummies are prepared by nature and how they are prepared by humans is explained in this book. *May be used for a book report or research project on burial practice preparation. *Appropriate for ten to thirteen-year-old students (5th to 8th graders) for social studies or history. * Learn information about the Chinchorro people of South America; Mount Llullaillaco (one of the highest mountains in South America); discoveries in Lima, Peru; a little about the Spanish flu virus; and how mummies assist scientist and archeologists learn of previous civilizations and generations along with valuable health information from mummies. *Learn that scientists & archaeologists are using mummies to avoid future virus attacks and bacteria attacks in the 21st century, this gathering of information is to maintain modern day health. *Learn about the use of natron salt. *So many fascinating facts to keep readers intrigued.

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